Top 10 Most Popular Cartoons of 2017

Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Most Popular Cartoons of 2017. Whether you are young or old, you at one time or still do watch cartoons and it is very easy to end up in a conversation about which was the best cartoon of all time. In many cases, this just degenerates into a full blown argument because everyone seems to have their own idea of what is the best. That is why lists like these of the top 10 most popular cartoons of 2017 exist. This list is based on a combination of which cartoon comes up off the top of people’s mind as well as ratings and reviews the cartoon has received. Some of these cartoons may have long ended but people still talk about them in 2017 which makes them popular.

List of Top 10 Most Popular Cartoons of 2017

10. Avatar, The Last Air Bender

Avatar, The Last Air Bender Top 10 Most Popular Cartoons 2017

This American animated series run on Nickelodeon for 4 years up to 2008 but up to now it still gets airplay on the station because people love it so much. It is a martial arts cartoon with the main character being the Avatar who has the power to manipulate air, water, wind, fire and earth and he uses this power to try and save the earth from the fire nation king. It is a mix of adventure and humor and still manages to capture audiences around the world.

9. Avengers

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This cartoon is made popular by the movie avengers so many people have enjoyed following the superheroes and now the cartoon is the next best thing for people who still want some more action. It is taken out from a lot of the comic books of the Avengers but a lot more is added to it. It is a carton enjoyed by both adults and children especially those who like comic books.

8. South Park

South Park Top Famous Cartoons 2019

This is not at all a cartoon for children so obviously, the people who contributed towards getting this cartoon onto the top 10 list were all adults. It is known for its satirical humor. It is praised for having an engaging plot though sometimes it may come off as racist. However, it is one of, if not the most popular show on Comedy Central and in 2017 it is number 8 on the most popular cartoon list. Despite the poor graphics, the cartoon is still fun to watch.

7. Family Guy

Family Guy Top Popular Cartoons 2019

Here is another adult cartoon that makes it to the list. Family guy is described by some critics as sparing no one when it comes to making fun of people. A number of people say they enjoy the fact that the cartoon does not try to be politically correct and everyone just has to learn how to take a joke. Some people say it stole its story line from the Simpsons but at the end of the day, it is a very popular cartoon around the world. But there is no denying that the character Griffin is a lot like Simpson and they do have the same number of children.

6. Sponge Bob Square Pants

Sponge Bob Square Pants Top 10 Most Popular Cartoons

This is one of Nickelodeons gold mines, the cartoon has a number of kids and adults around the world glued to their TV sets even when it is running old episodes of the cartoon. The cartoon is so popular that a number of kids toys and bags, as well as clothes, are decorated with the wacky character Sponge Bob who lives at the bottom of the sea in a pineapple and has a pet snail. This is one of Top 10 Most Popular Cartoons of 2017.

5. Ben 10 Omniverse

Ben 10 Omniverse Top Most Famous Cartoons 2018

This cartoon has really taken root among the children as it captures their imagination and creates a love-hate relationship with aliens. The cartoon revolves around a young boy who has a watch that can enable him to turn into powerful aliens who are able to battle monsters that want to destroy the earth. The cartoon has inspired a number of children’s toys and very many children wear Ben 10 watches because of the cartoon.

4. Doraemon

Doraemon Top Most Cartoons 2018

It is a Japanese cartoon but it has become famous around the world. It is not a very fancy cartoon, the graphics are not so modern yet the cartoon manages to attract the interest of so many people and gets them talking all the time about different episodes.

3. Tom and Jerry


It is amazing how often this pair manage to make it onto the list of top 10 cartoons even years after the show ended. Somehow a cartoon about a cat and a rat fighting and dropping things on their heads is a favorite all round the world. They are probably the most loved cartoon characters and they manage to entertain entire families even though there are hardly any words spoken. There was a time this cartoon was at the top of the list but in 2017 it has slipped a couple of places to number 3.

2. The Simpsons


This is probably the longest running cartoon series that is now heading into its 27th season and it manages to keep up with the changes in time and attract new audiences while keeping the old. There are a lot of arguments about it being better than Family Guy but this list probably puts an end to the argument as the number of people who think it is the most popular are much more than those who think Family Guy is popular. Then again you cannot compete with a show that has been running for 26 seasons.

1. Zootopia


It is actually an animated movie about animals and it was released in 2016 and seems to be the most popular cartoon in 2017, maybe because it has been showing in cinemas for a while so it is at the top of people’s minds as well as children’s excitement. The cartoon has been praised by critics as well as movie watchers who believe it is the best cartoon this year.

It is not easy to have everyone’s favourite cartoon in the Top 10 Most Popular Cartoons of 2017 and in this case it is about what the majority think, so there may still be a few disgruntled people who may think the list is incomplete but maybe after watching all these cartoons they will agree that they deserve to be ranked as the most popular since more people like and know them.